Posts Tagged ‘Royal Caribbean International’

Electrical Damage Leads to Cancellations Onboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Serenade of the SeasRoyal Caribbean’s Serenade of the Seas remains in New Orleans awaiting clearance from the U.S. Coast Guard, due to a water pipe break that caused damage to electrical equipment onboard. (cruisecritic.com)

Royal Caribbean Cruise Passenger Overboard, Rescued by Disney Ship

Saturday, January 10th, 2015

A passenger who went overboard from Oasis of the Seas on Thursday was rescued shortly after by a passing Disney Cruise Line ship. (cruisecritic.com)

Royal Caribbean Delays Dynamic Dining Expansion

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International, which planned to introduce the new Dynamic Dining program on the Oasis of the Seas on March 14, has put that expansion on hold. (travelpulse.com)

Quantum: First HD Cruise Ship with VSM by L-S-B Broadcast

Monday, January 5th, 2015

When the Quantum of the Seas started revenue service in November, it also became the first ship with all video content being delivered in high definition. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Four-Year Old in Critical Condition After Accident in Cruise Ship Pool

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

A four-year old boy has been hospitalized and is in critical condition after nearly drowning in a pool onboard Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas. (cruisecritic.com)

Ruling opens cruise lines to malpractice lawsuits

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Pasquale Vaglio, a retired New York City policeman and Korean War veteran, was on the cruise of a lifetime with 18 family members in the summer of 2001. (triblive.com)

EPA, Coast Guard Extend Pollution Control Agreement with Royal Caribbean

Friday, December 26th, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Coast Guard authorized formal exemptions by Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines that allow for the enlargement of the cruise line’s research program to develop and install exhaust gas scrubber systems on its cruise ships. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Royal Caribbean International spreads Christmas cheer to make-a-wish Singapore’s children with ship tour and donation

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

The staff and crew of Royal Caribbean International welcomed some 60 children and family members of Make-A-Wish Singapore onboard Mariner of the Seas for a special Christmas tour and lunch. (asia.etbtravelnews.com)

RCCL terminates Brilliance of the Seas lease, acquires ship for $275 million

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCCL), the world’s second largest cruise shipping group, has terminated a lease of Brilliance of the Seas, it said in a statement. (cruisebusiness.com)

Video: Quantum of the Seas Officially Named

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Watch as Quantum of the Seas is officially named with performances by triple-threat actress and godmother Kristin Chenoweth as well as Earth Harp musician, William Close.

Bayley Named President and CEO of Royal Caribbean; Lutoff-Perlo to Celebrity

Monday, December 8th, 2014

Royal Caribbean Cruises has named two senior company executives to chart the future course of the company’s two largest brands, according to a statement released Monday morning. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Oasis of the Seas Gets Store From Pop Artist Romero Britto

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Pop artist Romero Britto has launched his fourth Royal Caribbean concept store onboard Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas, featuring limited editions, collectibles, mixed media sculptures and digital prints. (travelagentcentral.com)

Video. First Jamie’s Italian Opens at Sea: Welcoming a New Classic to Quantum of the Seas

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Now open on Quantum of the Seas, Jamie’s Italian offers guests a casual Italian dining option. From the restaurants signature planks of Italian antipasti to delicate handmade pasta, this new restaurant is a must try for foodies.

Royal Caribbean Expands Port Tampa Bay Program

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Port officials welcomed Royal Caribbean International’s cruise ship Vision of the Seas—which will home port in Tampa concurrent with Brilliance of the Seas—in a plaque exchange with the ship’s captain in a ceremony Saturday, November 22. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Vacationers Enjoy Reduced Deposit, Half Off Second Guest Fare And Up To $300 Onboard Credit For All Royal Caribbean Cruises

Friday, November 21st, 2014

As the days become shorter and the temperature starts to dip, families should take advantage of the upcoming holiday gatherings to plan their next adventure in warmer locales with Royal Caribbean International. (more…)

Royal Caribbean to Transfer Ship to Spanish Cruise Line

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Majesty of the SeasFans of Royal Caribbean’s 14-year-old Majesty of the Seas have slightly less than a year and a half left to enjoy the ship before the line transfers it to Spanish cruise line Pullmantur. (cruisecritic.com)

Royal Caribbean to Start China Operations Office

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Shanghai will become the first city outside of Miami to have a significant Royal Caribbean International operations office, according to Executive Vice President Operations Lisa Lutoff-Perlo. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Royal Caribbean Welcomes Quantum of the Seas; Ship Named by Kristin Chenoweth

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Quantum of the Seas (Photo credit: Meyer Werft)Quantum of the Seas, Royal Caribbean’s newest – and most innovative ever – cruise ship was welcomed to the fleet and officially named at an extravaganza at Cape Liberty in Bayonne, New Jersey. (cruisecritic.com)

Federal court reinstates lawsuit against cruise line

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

A federal appeals court has reinstated charges of vicarious liability against Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd in connection with the death of an elderly passenger who was allegedly incompetently treated by ship medical personnel after a fall. (jamaicaobserver.com)

Video: a Quantum of the Seas has arrived!

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Quantum of the Seas’ has finished the TransAtlantic crossing and has arrived in her homeport, of Cape Liberty, New Jersey. See arrival video “Quantum of the Seas Sails Into New York Harbor: Smart Ship Completes TransAtlantic Crossing.”

Quantum of the Seas Cruises Into Cape Liberty

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Quantum of the Seas (Photo credit: Meyer Werft)Brand-new Quantum of the Seas has arrived in its Cape Liberty homeport, bringing with it a laundry list of at-sea firsts that make it arguably the most technologically advanced ship afloat. (cruisecritic.com)

Follow the Quantum of the Seas Journey With Us!

Friday, October 31st, 2014

First is our Southampton Arrival video, “Quantum of the Seas Sets Sail: First Stop, Southampton UK” which focuses in on the gracious welcoming of Quantum at her first port of call – Southampton, UK.

Empty CEO Chairs at Two Largest Operators

Friday, October 31st, 2014

With Gerry Cahill, president and CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines, retiring at the end of November, and no top executive at Royal Caribbean International since Adam Goldstein was promoted, the two biggest, most profitable brands in the cruise industry have empty posts at the top of the pyramid. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Quantum of the Seas Cruise Ship Arrives in Southampton

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Quantum of the Seas (Photo credit: Meyer Werft)Royal Caribbean’s newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, has arrived in Southampton, UK, from Germany this evening (29 Oct.). (cruisecritic.com)

Quantum Delivered to Royal Caribbean

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Today in Bremerhaven, Meyer Werft delivered the 167,800-gt cruise ship Quantum of the Seas to Royal Caribbean. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Quantum Floats Out of Blohm+Voss

Monday, October 27th, 2014

The Quantum of the Seas was floated out at Blohm+Voss shipyard in Hamburg prior to her delivery to Royal Caribbean International this week. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

A New Royal Caribbean Video has launched – “Bionic Bartending: Quantum of the Seas’ Robots Serve Precision Straight Up”

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

The video features another Royal Caribbean first at sea – the robot bartenders at the Bionic Bar! These robotic bartenders are an incredible addition to the SMARTSHIP, Quantum of the Seas.

Royal Caribbean Offers Free Wi-Fi on Subway Platforms in NYC

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Preparing for the arrival of the Quantum of the Seas in New York, Royal Caribbean International has partnered with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to bring free Wi-Fi to underground subway platforms in Manhattan and Queens. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Rhapsody of the Seas deployed to South America for 2015-16 season

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Royal Caribbean International has announced that its Rhapsody of the Seas will be deployed in South America, homeporting at Santos, next season, from 5 December 2015 to 10 April 2016. (cruisebusiness.com)

Royal Caribbean Reveals New Features on Oasis of the Seas

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Oasis of the Seas has come out of a two-week dry dock with a set of new features that include new restaurants, faster internet, new shops, a new Broadway show and additional suites and cabins. (cruisecritic.com)

French Riviera Ports Donate to Children of Haiti

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

The CCI Nice Côte d’Azur, through the French Riviera Cruise Club and in partnership with Royal Caribbean International, recently took part in the Volunteering, Environmental & Humanitarian Program. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

New Cruise Ship Deck Plans Show Oasis of the Seas Alterations

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Royal Caribbean has published an updated set of cruise ship deck plans for Oasis of the Seas on its website showing changes made to the ship during a dry dock in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. (cruisecritic.com)